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1-2nl refers to a no limit betting structure where the small blind is $1 and the big blind is $2. The minimum bet at any time is $2, and the maximum bet has no limit (although generally "Table Stakes…
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Betting all chips at a betting round in a no limit game
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A bankroll refers to a balance of money that is used to pay for poker. For many recreational players, it is simply a part of their living expenses, but for many professionals it is kept completely se…
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Bankroll management refers to balancing the amount used to play individual poker sessions against the total amount in a bankroll to maintain an acceptable risk of ruin.
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Betting position refers to betting/playing strategies based on table position in relationship to the player who is currently the dealer.
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the application of various betting options (check, bet, raise, call, fold) and amounts to achieve a desired result.
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Forced bets before a hand of play that entices players to stay in a hand.
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Book questions about all types of poker.
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the point in a tournament at which the next player out will not win any money, but the rest of the players will win money or cash.
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Cash games refer to poker games where chip values correlate directly to money. They can generally be bought into at any time, and cashed out of at any time.
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a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
Wild Bill Hickok's hand before he was shot in the back of the head by Jack McCall on August 2, 1876.
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drawing if they have a hand that is incomplete and needs further cards to become valuable. The hand itself is called a draw or drawing hand.
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a players expected share of the pot, expressed either as a percentage (probability of winning) or expected value (amount of pot * probability of winning).
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rules of proper behavior in a game.
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In probability theory, the expected value (or EV or expectation) of a random variable is the weighted average of all possible values that this random variable can take on.
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Game theory optimal play, or GTO, refers to a strategy that is unexploitable. If 2 players following game theory optimal played against each other forever, neither would win money in the end. Any de…
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an account of a single hand of poker up to a certain decision point. They should include as much information as possible, and should not include information about the hand past the…
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Heads up refers to play between 2 players. A hand can start heads up, or it can become heads up when all but 2 players fold.
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a poker tracker and analysis software.
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Private games hosted outside casinos, typically in a host's residence. Table rules, stakes, and pay quality will vary wildly. Questions may involve hosting, blind structures, game styles, amateur tour…
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the method by which information is visually relayed to the player as part of a game's user interface. It takes its name from the head-up displays used in modern …
ICM stands for Independant Chip Model
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calculated the same way as pot odds, but take into consideration estimated future betting.
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The process of studying and practicing poker in order to improve one's skill.
a poker book about no-limit hold'em cash game strategy and theory by Tri "SlowHabit" Nguyen.
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poker that is played in person, whether in a casino or a home game.